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    Book review: 'The Whale: A Love Story'

    New book exams relationship between Melville, Hawthorne
    06/21/2016 02:52 PM EDT
    Set in the Berkshires, Mark Beauregard's "The Whale, A Love Story," is based on the oft-told tale of Herman Melville and the writing of "Moby-Dick," which he completed while living at Arrowhead, his home in Pittsfield, during the early 1850s. 
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    Winfrey's new series delves into family drama in megachurch
    06/17/2016 02:17 PM EDT - ATLANTA >> Oprah Winfrey wanted to deliver a story revolving around one of the biggest institutions in the African-American community: The Black Church. Full Story

    Short Answers: Giving credit where credit's due
    06/17/2016 02:16 PM EDT - Dear Short Answers >> I recently started a new job and one of my co-workers likes to take credit for everything I do and every idea I have. Full Story

    Go Green: Ways to keep cool this summer
    06/17/2016 02:16 PM EDT - In this column, staff at the Center for EcoTechnology offer advice on easy ways for people — and businesses — to introduce green changes in their daily lives. Full Story

    Gay clubs: A community gathering place
    06/17/2016 02:14 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Like many gay men across America, Jamie Brown has treasured memories of nights spent reveling at a gay club, a boisterous community gathering place where he could feel safe and be himself. Full Story

    Strange But True: Facts not worth crying over
    06/17/2016 02:14 PM EDT - Q: Why cry? A: Crying actually encompasses two very different processes: vocal wailing and tearing, says Sonia van Gilder Cooke in "New Scientist" magazine. Full Story

    Local artists join together to host Berkshire Mountains Faerie Festival in Adams
    06/22/2016 04:57 AM EDT - ADAMS — If you've seen fairies at your local library, or wondered why there's a tiny, magical door on display in your bank's lobby recently, don't worry: it's not a dream. Full Story

    Author: Who, Stones, Bowie made '71 rock's best year
    06/10/2016 10:38 AM EDT - If there is a Rock and Roll Hell, an inner circle is devoted for old fans who insist on telling you how the music was so much better back in the day. Full Story

    Book review: Gaiman says a lot about a lot
    06/10/2016 10:38 AM EDT - Warning: This book may make you want to read a bunch of other books. Maybe even buy a comic. Full Story

    Stephen King drives 'Mercedes' trilogy to emotional end
    06/10/2016 10:38 AM EDT - Readers who missed Brady Hartsfield in the second book in Stephen King's trilogy about a psychotic killer will be delighted to know he's alive — but definitely not well — in "End of Watch. Full Story

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